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Project by Noremak posted 03-05-2016 02:09 PM 1197 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First swing at a homemade watch. Learned a lot. The watch guts came from two good will watches and a K mart watch. The wood is reclaimed walnut and cherry (I think). The links are held together with 17 gauge nails. The magnetic clasp magnets came from magnetic refrigerator tacks. Lastly the finish is boiled linseed oil thanks to suggestion from you guys.

-- If someone made it, I sure can give it a shot. -Noremak





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 03-05-2016 03:18 PM

That’s just fantastic. It’s something I never would have thought of trying. My hat’s off to you and your creativity.

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becikeja

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#2 posted 03-05-2016 06:22 PM

I have thought about trying this for years, but have always backed off. Good to see you persevered. Looks reall cool.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#3 posted 03-05-2016 07:39 PM

I’m realy amaized what can be made of wood. Wrist watch is one of them. I wouldn’t mind having it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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htl

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#4 posted 03-05-2016 07:50 PM

Now I love this, way cool.
Nicely done.
I just built the tracks for a excavator and just loved the feel of the wood links working their magic.
For the watch it would just be so nice.

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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#5 posted 03-05-2016 08:25 PM

Cheese and Rice man! what do you have tweezers for fingers? That is awesome work. I have a wooden watch and I am amazed at the detail work. Nice job.

-- Brian Noel

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deon

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#6 posted 03-05-2016 09:18 PM

Wow amazing work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Vindex

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#7 posted 03-06-2016 02:02 AM

That is incredibly impressive! Great job!

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#8 posted 03-06-2016 03:19 AM

Really nice work. The links are perfect and that’s from a watch guy ;)

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#9 posted 03-06-2016 01:50 PM

It turned out very nice.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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